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|Markham's master-piece : containing all knowledge belonging to the smith, farrier, or horse-leach, touching the curing all diseases in horses. Drawn with great pains and approved experience, and the publick practice of the best horse-marshals in Christendom. Divided into two books. The I. Containing cures physical: The II. All cures chyrurgical. Together with the nature, use, and quality of every simple mentioned through the whole work. Now the nineteenth time printed, corrected and augmented, with above thirty new chapters, and forty new medicines, heretofore never published. To which is added, the exactest receipts for curing all diseases, in oxen, cows, sheep, hogs, goats, dogs, and all small cattle. Also the Compleat jockey. Containing methods for the training horses up for racing, with their heats and courses, and manner of keeping, &c. Also, instructions to avoid being cheated by horse-coursers. To which is added in this nineteenth impression, directions to preserve all sorts of cattle from all manner of diseases, and to feed cattle fat, without corn, hay, or grass. Also the way to improve St-Foin. With divers other things never before made publick - Markham, Gervase, 1568?-1637|
Veterinary Library's copy part of the John A. Seaverns Equine Collection
Keywords: Horses; Horses; Horses -- Diseases Treatment; Veterinary medicine; Horses -- Training; Livestock; Horse racing -- England; Race horses -- Training